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Michael Francis Dube, Anthony Richard Gerardi, Christopher Junker: Tobacco-derived pyrolysis oil. R J Reynolds Tobacco Company, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, April 25, 2017: US09629391 (12 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure provides tobacco-derived pyrolysis oils and derivatives thereof, such as isolated components and mixtures obtained from such pyrolysis oils. Advantageously, the tobacco-derived pyrolysis oils disclosed herein can exhibit desirable sensory characteristics. Further, tobacco-deri ...


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William Lowell Kelly: Apparatus for hydroelectric power production expansion. Diller Ramik & Wight, January 20, 2009: US07478974 (12 worldwide citation)

Normally hydroelectric dam powerhouses use river flow once before discharging it as turbulent tailwater, ineffective to spin turbines. The present invention uses tapered channels to confine and constrict turbulent tailwater into laminar flow that drives turbines both submersible and floatable utiliz ...


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Alessandro Chiolini, Roberto Chiolini: Composition for electronic cigarettes. DKS AROMATIC S R L, March 21, 2017: US09596881 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a new vegetable-based composition for liquid to be vaporized in electronic cigarettes, comprising water and propylene glycol of vegetable origin and/or glycerol and/or nicotine and/or natural flavors.


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Antolin Du Bois: Rapid response portable hybrid emergency energy generator. October 26, 2010: US07821147 (12 worldwide citation)

A portable, tow-able, buoyant hybrid renewable energy platform for producing and storing electrical energy using wind, water, and solar power, or a combination of these methods. Included on this platform is a wind turbine that semi-detaches to become a water turbine, if necessary. A small fuel backu ...


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Mark Edward Cardinal, Einar V Larsen: Reactive power regulation and voltage support for renewable energy plants. General Electric Company, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, April 12, 2011: US07923862 (12 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are provided for reactive power regulation and voltage support for renewable energy plants. In one embodiment, a system and method are provided for coordinating voltage and reactive power output of a plant with one or more requirements associated with a utility. The method can in ...


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Thirthahalli A Shenoy, John C Tao: Natural gas depressurization power recovery and reheat. Air Products and Chemicals, Geoffrey L Chase, J C Simmons, E E Innis, July 7, 1987: US04677827 (12 worldwide citation)

A process is described for the recovery of net power during the depressurization of natural gas from high pressure pipeline conditions to low pressure end user conditions wherein the natural gas is rewarmed to a relatively warm temperature greater than 35.degree. F. using renewable energy and ambien ...


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Doty F David: Hydrocarbon and alcohol fuels from variable, renewable energy at very high efficiency. Doty Scientific, Doty F David, OPPEDAHL Carl, September 25, 2008: WO/2008/115933 (12 worldwide citation)

A Renewable Fischer Tropsch Synthesis (RFTS) process produces hydrocarbons and alcohol fuels from wind energy, waste CO2 and water. The process includes (A) electrolyzing water to generate hydrogen and oxygen, (B) generating syngas in a reverse water gas shift (RWGS) reactor, (C) driving the RWGS re ...


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Navendu Jain: Dynamic application placement based on cost and availability of energy in datacenters. Microsoft Technology Licensing, Alin Corie, Sandy Swain, Micky Minhas, December 8, 2015: US09207993 (11 worldwide citation)

An optimization framework for hosting sites that dynamically places application instances across multiple hosting sites based on the energy cost and availability of energy at these sites, application SLAs (service level agreements), and cost of network bandwidth between sites, just to name a few. Th ...


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David Marcus: System and method for conserving energy resources through storage and delivery of renewable energy. General Compression, Goodwin Procter, June 4, 2013: US08457800 (11 worldwide citation)

A system for encouraging the use of renewable energy sources and suitable for the conservation of energy resources through the efficient management of energy storage and delivery includes connections to a power source, an energy storage subsystem, and a power grid. The system includes a power routin ...


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Danny J Smith: Wind power generation system. Airgenesis, Santangelo Law Offices P C, May 15, 2012: US08178991 (11 worldwide citation)

The inventive technology described herein generally relates to the field of renewable energy production and/or more particularly wind power generation. More specifically, methods and apparatus for wind power generation utilizing perhaps multiple generators coupled through a radius adjustable coupler ...